Latitude 2017 announces festival line-up

Latitude 2017The first batch acts set for Latitude Festival 2017 have been announced.

Taking place from Thursday 13th July to Sunday 16th July in Suffolk, the festival’s 12th edition will see a mix of music, art, dance and comedy takeover Henham Park for the weekend.

The festival’s headliners have been unveiled as The 1975 (Friday), Mumford & Sons (Saturday – UK Festival Exclusive) and Fleet Foxes (Sunday).

The Obelisk Arena will also see acts including Goldfrapp, The Horrors (UK Festival Exclusive), Lucy Rose, Glass Animals, Grandaddy, Baaba Maal, Tinariwen and The Very Best.

The BBC Music Stage will welcome acts including Placebo, RIDE, Fatboy Slim,  Jack Garratt, Mount Kimbie, Declan McKenna and Tom Grennan.

While the Music & Film Arena will be headlined by Kurupt FM with People Just Do Nothing, alongside acts including Will Young, Imelda May, Benjamin Zephaniah and The Revolutionary Minds.

The Sunrise Arena will return with an eclectic line up with headliner Beak> with acts including Twin Peaks, Palace, Honeyblood and Max Temples also set for the stage.

DIY presents the Alcove Stage will feature Pixx, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, King Nun, Youngr, Lea  Porcelain, Joe Fox and Mosa Wild.

Mumford and Sons will also curate the Saturday line-up with their Gentlemen of the Road project with Jorja Smith announced as the first act.

The Waterfront Stage line-up will focus on dance with acts including BalletBoyz, BBC Young Dancer 2017 Finalists, The Get-Down featuring Boy Blue Entertainment and The Concerto for Comedian & Orchestra.

Opera North will transform Latitude’s Woodlands into an immersive soundscape as to The Faraway Forest with a Greek mythology experience formed through words, music and light.

The Cabaret and Comedy Arena will have you grooving into the day with Disco Yoga, while the night will ramp up with Hot Dub Time Machine, Guilty Pleasures, Buttoned Down Disco and the Disco Shed at Pandora’s Playground.

Tickets for the festival are on sale now priced at £197.50 (plus booking fee) for adults with day tickets priced at £77.50 (plus booking fee). Teen and child tickets are also available for the weekend.

If you’re an early bird, an instalment ticket plan is available between March 1st and 31st March with three payments in the run-up to the festival.

To take a look at the full line-up visit Latitude’s official website and you can purchase your tickets now via Ticketmaster!

Post Author: Claire White

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